Reasons we selected the project
Station 1 out of 3 stations controls the output of the line due to imbalance of individual operations.
To balance the line and cut down on waste produced by the line.
How we achieved our objectives
By focusing on and analysing double handling and manual handling, the team was able to reduce the constraint cycle time from 190 secs to 168 secs plus manual ergonomic improvements.
Skills we learnt
Investment for the new kitting trolleys per line (8 trolleys): £3000